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Luis Saez Camp Argues Rivals Caused Derby Foul

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
A representative for Luis Saez at a stewards' video review May 10 gave the stewards a video she believes makes the case that other horses were the cause of any interference in the Kentucky Derby May 4 at Churchill Downs.

Omaha Beach, Monomoy Girl Progress on Comeback Trail

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
Both Fox Hill Farm's 3-year-old Omaha Beach, the morning-line favorite in the Kentucky Derby, and Monomoy Girl are currently on the comeback trail at WinStar, putting medical issues behind them and preparing to return to the races.

Sky of Hook First Winner for Freshman Sire Tapiture

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
E.V. Racing Stable's Sky of Hook won on debut May 10 at Belmont Park to become the first winner for Darby Dan Farm's freshman sire Tapiture.

Buick to Ride Van Beethoven in French Guineas

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
Trainer Aidan O'Brien's global reach means even his deep pool of riding talent is occasionally stretched, leading to William Buick partnering Van Beethoven in the group 1 Emirates Poule d'Essai des Poulains (French Two Thousand Guineas) May 12.

New Year's Day Headed to Japan

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
The son of Street Cry is the sire of Maximum Security, who crossed the wire first in the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) but was disqualified for interference.

Call Me George Gets First Winner With Lady George

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
Freshman sire Call Me George, a grade 2-winning son of Point Given, had his first winner when Lady George won a waiver maiden claiming race in her second start May 10 at Pimlico Race Course.

Industry Groups Join Lawsuit Opposing Calder Plan

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
A pair of industry groups will be allowed to join the legal fight aiming to prevent Churchill Downs Inc. from converting its casino license from one associated with Calder Race Course to a jai alai license.

Alwaysmining 'Aggressive' in Breeze Ahead of Preakness

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
Runnymede Racing's Alwaysmining breezed a half-mile at Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md., May 10 in preparation for a planned start in the May 18 Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.

Kevin Ryan Points East to French One Thousand Guineas

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
Trainer Kevin Ryan is hoping patience will be rewarded after skipping the May 5 QIPCO One Thousand Guineas (G1) at Newmarket with East in favor of a crack at the French equivalent May 12. 

Along for the Ride

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
At the time, I didn't know enough to be scared, but the horse was flying.

Lucky Lilac Takes on Aerolithe in Victoria Mile

Sat, 2019-05-11 01:10
Out of the shadow of star filly Almond Eye, Lucky Lilac looks to reverse her fortune in the Victoria Mile (G1) May 12 at Tokyo Racecourse.

Aerolithe, Lucky Lilac Figure in Victoria Mile

Fri, 2019-05-10 13:10
Out of the shadow of star filly Almond Eye (JPN), Lucky Lilac (JPN) looks to reverse her fortunes in the Victoria Mile (G1) May 12 at Tokyo Racecourse.

Poll Documents Public's Concern About Horse Fatalities

Fri, 2019-05-10 13:10
The Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity May 10 sent out a press release highlighting some results of a recent poll it says indicate horse fatalities and misuse of drugs are the single most important "factors" facing the horse racing industry.

Marconi Gets Second Straight Stakes Win in Flat Out

Fri, 2019-05-10 01:10
Marconi added a second consecutive stakes victory to his resume in the rescheduled Flat Out Stakes May 9 at Belmont Park.

Lombardi Hopes Firenze Fire Redeems Servis in Runhappy

Fri, 2019-05-10 01:10
Ron Lombardi, who races under the banner of Mr. Amore Stables, will send out the grade 1-winning homebred Firenze Fire in the six-furlong stakes for older horses May 11 at Belmont Park, and he fully understands the importance of a victory.

Classique Legend Bound for The Everest in Australia

Fri, 2019-05-10 01:10
Exciting Australian 3-year-old Classique Legend will target The Everest in October after his Hong Kong-based owner Bon Ho and Carmel Size Racing purchased the GPI Racing-owned slot for the AU$14 million sprint.

KY Stewards' Report: Prat's Objection Came From Track

Fri, 2019-05-10 01:10
A Kentucky Horse Racing Commission daily report from the stewards on the 2019 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) indicates the initial objection from Flavien Prat came while the rider was still on the track.

Separationofpowers Starts New Year and Path in Vagrancy

Fri, 2019-05-10 01:10
The May 11 Vagrancy at Belmont Park will be the first step on the comeback trail for Separationofpowers as well as the beginning of a new path that will be filled with one-turn stakes for the remainder of the year.

Saez Review Continued as Wests Consider Legal Options

Fri, 2019-05-10 01:10
Stewards at Churchill Downs May 9 granted jockey Luis Saez a continuance from video review of his ride aboard Maximum Security in the $3 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) May 4 at Churchill.

Bourbon War Works for Preakness

Fri, 2019-05-10 01:10
On a crisp morning under mostly cloudy skies May 9, Bourbon War put together his final preparations for the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) coming up May 18 at Pimlico Race Course.

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